5 facts to know about medical assisting

Consider these five facts about medical assisting.

Whether you are embarking on a career in medical assisting or just beginning a medical assisting program, there is plenty to know about this exciting career in health care. While the title of the job is fairly self explanatory – medical assistants support doctors and nurses by completing various…

Veterinary technician resume tips

Tailor your resume to score a job as a veterinary technician.

As you begin to apply for jobs as a Veterinary Technician, you’ll need to have a great resume you’ll need to have a great resume to attract the attention of the hiring manager. While vet techs are certainly in demand – employment is expected to grow by 52 percent between 2010 and 2020, which is…

Dress Like You Mean It

dress for the job you want

‘Dress to impress’ was a phrase often thrown around a few years ago, and it still holds true today. First impressions are made within seconds of meeting someone new, so if you ‘dress like you mean it’ you’ll have a better chance of success in any situation, not just professional.
We all…

Do You Shop At A Farmers’ Market?

why you should shop at a farmers market

As a health care professional, no matter your field, you should be aware of the benefits of good nutrition, and a wholesome diet. So we have a simple question for you…Do you buy fresh produce and meat from your local farmers’ market? If not, why not? Here’s why you should…
There are hundreds…

Campus Spotlight – Citrus Heights, CA

Carrington College CA - Citrus Heights Campus

The city of Citrus Heights, located in Sacramento County, only gained official ‘Cityhood’ in 1997. That’s just eight years before our 28,000 square foot Carrington College California campus first opened its doors to this family-friendly northern California community.
The civic website says that…

Stress Good. Distress Bad.

Why stress is good for you

Stress is a part of life for 99% of us; it’s how you cope that sets you apart. In many instances, a little stress is beneficial – it can make you focus and sharpen your game. Many of us operate best under stress. If you do your best work close to a deadline, that’s stress helping. So what’s the…

Be Prepared For Any Interview

Interview tips and tricks

You probably came to Carrington College because you wanted to make a change. Either a career change, or a change in direction after high school. No matter your age or situation, landing your first job interview in a new career is incredibly exciting, but it can also be terrifying. But worry…